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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Field Technicians Job at Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Field Technicians

Jobs at:
Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday 17 January 2017

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Job details:
Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa is part of the Germany based foundation “Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung" (HRNS), a not-for-profit organization established in 2005. With the objective of promoting sustainable development, HRNS implements hands-on projects to improve working and living conditions of small-scale coffee farmers. Its activities concentrate on the economic and social development of producer communities by enhancing their competitiveness, forming and strengthening farmer organizations, creating better market linkages and promoting access to important support services, while at the same time promoting sustainable coffee farming and long-term use of natural resources.
For a new USAID funded program addressing climate ; change adaptation in coffee production, HRNS AF is i recruiting for the following positions:
Field Technicians
The Field Technicians will:
  • Implement program activities in the locations allocated to them
  • Manage field level budgets
  • Coach local extensionists and establish extension systems for training small-holder farmers
  • Produce field level reports
  • Report to the Program Manager
Required Skills:
  • Education preferably to Bachelor Degree level in agriculture, environmental sciences or similar discipline
  • Good knowledge of sustainable coffee farming
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in extension work within rural locations
  • Experience in climate change adaptation/ environmental conservation would be an advantage
  • Highly self motivated and disciplined with good communication skills
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding license
Job application procedure
lf you are interested in the abovementioned positions please send your application letter, detailed CV, and the names and contacts of 3 referees to
Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be received by Tuesday 17 January 2017.